peaceknit March 15, 2017 Share March 15, 2017 (edited) I'll also chime in and say that I am on month 3 of my DirectvNow. I got the free AppleTV with the 3 month prepay. As was previously stated, it was rough at first. Lots of pixelating and stalling. It's still not perfect. For example, NatGeoWild doesn't even provide the current shows in the evenings on the Guide. They look to be more like placeholders. Pissed me off, because I always watch Dr. Pol, and his show does not show up! I chatted with DTVN, and they said that it was up to the separate channels as to what comes up on the Guide. I cut the DTV cord when my bill crept up to $120 a month. First tried Sling and Hulu - not enough of the content I watch. Then did a trial for Amazon - nada. Finally, I heard that the $35 a month DTVN plan was going to expire soon (this was back in Dec., i checked and it's still running), so I noted all of my favorite shows/channels, and they had every single one of the ones I watched on DTVN! Well, except for CBS and PBS - I use an OTA antenna for those, and that's free. I also added HBO to the package for $5 a month, now that clinched the deal! The only thing I really really miss is a DVR. Loved the ability to bypass commercials, which is a big deal to me, hate 'em. Now, I mute them, not really as good, but oh well. I read that DTVN is working on cloud capability, so there's that. Also, not all of the "Go" apps can be found on all platforms. Example, you can watch NatGeoGo on Roku (I have one of them too), but not on AppleTV. Anyway, glad I cut the cord! It's nice to only pay 1/3 of what you paid before with a dish and not lose content. Edited March 15, 2017 by peaceknit Link to comment
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